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how long does steroid shot for croup last

A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael P Vaughn
33 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Croup: Croup is typically caused by the parainfluenza virus and lasts 3-7 days however, some cases last up nto 2 weeks. If the symptoms are severe, a super-i ... Read More

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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Beth Summers
19 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: Croup symptoms generally peak 2 to 3 days after the symptoms of the viral infection begin. Viral croup usually lasts 3 to 7 days. Steroid shot usually ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Melissa Gowans
20 years experience Pediatrics
Croup: It's important to differentiate the heavy breathing: Is it fast but comfortable? Is it fast and looks labored? Is it fast and noisy? If it's noisy, is ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Not related: Look for other causes. An acetylated steroid should not cause bloating.
A female asked:
Dr. Scott Hacking
17 years experience Family Medicine
Rash: Steroid shots will last in your body 2-3 days. It is re-assuring that you are improving 12 hours later. Monitor the rash and seek care if not improvin ... Read More
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
9 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Notify prescriber: You do not mention in detail the nature of the reaction. Some side effects of even short term corticosteroids can be very serious (examples include un ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Chang
20 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Not normal: When did the pain occur in relation to the shot? I'm thinking: needle trauma/hematoma/infection vs frank tear of the gluteal muscle attachments (which ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayana Trivedi
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Any inj. Hurts. : The reason you are getting Intra articulate injection is you have pain and steroid injection will help the pain and range of Movement. Yes taking Tyle ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Viral bronchitis: Viral bronchitis can last10-14 days. Vaporizer can be helpful in treatment.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Allergic reaction: I suggest being seen again: you may need a tapered course of oral prednisone. This appears to be a severe allergic reaction- do not ignore- you will n ... Read More

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